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Noun1.Napaea - one species: glade mallow
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
glade mallow, Napaea dioica - tall coarse American herb having palmate leaves and numerous small white dioecious flowers; found wild in most alluvial soils of eastern and central United States
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The Oreads were nymphs of mountains, hills, and grottoes; the Napaeae (from napee , "dell") and the Alseids (from alsos , "grove") were nymphs of glens and groves; the dryads and hamadryads presided over woods, forests, and trees.